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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> good morning. it is wednesday january 16th. we are taking a live look outside from the san mateo bridge. we've been waking up to cold temperatures around the bay area this week. we'll be checking in with forecast in just a few minutes. but first. we begin this morning with news out of washington. the white house will release its recommendations today >> president obama and vice
president joe biden will unveil the proposals during an event at the white house. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: the announcement after the city took elementary tragedy. this ignited the gun violence task force that is being led by joe biden. but with the president in the vice-president of on bail in the package to take measures sponsored by universal background checks, and a ban on high capacity magazines, and assault rifles. many will require congressional approval. >> he believes that things that we can do it in a
bipartisan way will of sight of washington. but in yes, we are able to reduce gun violence but is something that we can do together. it is not just from the president's. >> opponents of the nra are promising a gun battle. >> a new poll suggests that nearly 60-percent of americans want stricter gun laws following last month's deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. 84-percent who answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire a safety consultant to help the city's police department combat rising crime. the man they are considering for the job.former los angeles police chief william bratton. dozens of the city's resident voiced concern about the hiring of bratton, due to his seemingly random
"frisk and search" policy to combat violent crime. but oakland police chief howard jordan insists that bratton's policies will not interfere with the police department's efforts to build a relationship with the community. >> we do not condone racial profiling. we have worked hard and long to build relationships. i did not want to throw that away. >> the oakland city council is split on whether they should hire bratton. it is expected to make a hiring decision at its meeting next tuesday. a chilly start but not quite as cold as the last couple of mornings. >> as we take a look at the temperatures we are very similar than just 24 hours ago below freezing and in some areas, napa. of vallejo but not quite as cold as the heart of the bay. but we are still below freezing for the inland communities.
surprisingly, the national weather service did not issue a frost advisories. the dewpoint are actually higher so that means that we are seeing more moisture. it is probably certain that you will see some moisture on your windshield. expect that. faswith mostly sunny skies it is going to be warmer with temperatures in the 50s. tonight, clear but not quite as cold with most of us into the 40's. as you walk you through four futurecast. still some 30's for fairfield, concord, those communities along the delta. but that dark purple indicating 40's at least. as we set the clock into motion. the green will appear on the screen where we could see some 60s. most will see 50s. that purple is
indicating most of the areas in the 40's. as we break this down in your neighborhood, santa rosa could be 61. 60s in oakland, concord. the satellite & ritter short high-pressure between the eastern pacific. the radar--and temperatures a bit warmer. your kron 4 7 day around the bay this is demonstrating that the morning's will not be quite as cold. we will not see freezing. and i know that i took a most of the average for most of these locations but with a weekend, the south-bay communities could see even the 60s. overall, pretty pleasant a nice looking your kron 4 7 day around the bay and let us take a look at traffic. there are no hot spots it is
pretty quiet the traffic is doing just fine from all of the bridge approaches. the san mateo, looking good. and the 101/golden gate = problem-free. no problems. >> on to a developing story. transportation officials in japan have decided this morning to ground all boeing 7-8-7 "dreamliner" aircraft. pending a complete safety check. one of the 7-8-7's operated by "all nippon airways". was forced to make an emergency landing in western japan earlier today after an alarm in cockpit warned of a battery problem. the is video of that aircraft on the taxiway. no one was hurt. but passengers did report the smell of something burning in the cabin. this is the sixth issue the dreamliner has faced in the last two weeks alone. other problems include a battery fire and fuel leaks. as a result. airlines are voluntarily grounding the jets while the u.s. department of transportation conducts a review of 787's critical systems.
a total of 17 a-n-a jets. and seven "japan airlines" 7-8-7 aircraft will not be flying. japan's transport ministry says it is categorizing the problem as a "serious incident" all of today's a-n-a flights in and out of san jose mineta international airport are cancelled. >> in world news. police say two people were killed when a helicopter crashed during rush hour this morning in central london. authorities say the helicopter apparently crashed after hitting a construction crane on top of a building. the accident happened just south of the river thames near the "underground" and a "mainline train station". firefighters were able to extinguish the flames quickly. several roads remain closed as emergency crews work on scene. we will be right back. this is a live look from new-york city were thousands from new york city where thousands of bus drivers are on strike over better job protection.
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available to a limited number of users here in the u.s.. >> my space has opened up a completely redesigned web site. the new version has been available for some time as a beta. only users who requested early assets have been given permission to create an account and use the new features. the redesign is focused around following specific artist and consuming their content such as music, films, and photograph. >> the next party could be catered by chipotle in the december based chain will offer catering service in the coming months. >> also selling mixed and matched to the rebels by the box. the catering service is time to feed up to 200 people with each person being able to customize them-test their meals as they would at the restaurant. >> will show you one very successful gun buyback on the kron 4 morning news continues.
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warning are frost advisory. dew points are higher. you may inquir 29 in fairfield. lowr '30's for concord and pleasanton. hayward coming in at 35 degrees. 37 in redwood city. livermore under the freezing mark. >> when speeds not necessarily a factor most locations coming in at 0. vallejo missing 6 mi. an hour sustained winds. seven in fairfield. it feels like the low to mid-20s in some spots along the delta. as we take a look at your head lines. sunny and warmer conditions in to the afternoon. a couple of spots will reach the 60 degree mark. as we head into tomorrow. it will be another
clear day another dry day in the bay area. it will lock up again as we head into the weekend temperatures above the seasonal average. our south bay community climb to the mid to upper 60s. >> we could pick up the chance for showers as we head into next wednesday. between now and then we're looking at a complete the drive forecast with a 0 percent chance of rain. >> off upper 50s lows 60s. a mixed bag in the south bay. san jose 60 degrees. 59 for mountain view. a degree cool in sunnyvale. to the east bay fairfield in the mid- 50s. the same for concord. 57 for castro valley. 56 and pleasanton. as we turn our attention to the north bay. a nice day ahead. 64 for santa rosa. 67 in napa. oakland at 59 degrees. >> high pressure continues to build in from the eastern pacific. that means we will
see clear days, dry days, and temperatures a bit warmer. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast puts the freezing temperatures behind us. your morning lows will not be too bad over the next several days. we will see plenty of sunshine in the afternoon. really nice weather. again, we have the potential for mid to upper 60s as we transition into the weekend. >> that is your forecast. >> over in the traffic department is quiet not monitoring any hot spots. a live look outside to the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza traffic sailing by with no wait at the pay gates. >> at the 700 bridge drive times holding steady a 12 minute trip out they were towards foster city. >> south bound 1 01 golden gate problem free to those of you coming out the north bay. >> conditions in san francisco crosstown freeways looks good no problems with the east shore freeway. >> the north bound direction of the nimitz freeway is a
smooth and easy ride. guys. >> thank you erica on to more headlines. >> san francisco police a standoff at an apartment in the city's richmond district as ended peacefully with a man believed to be on begun surrendering to officers. >> this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. >> police said the standoff started around 330 tuesday afternoon when officers went to the apartment after receiving reports that a man had fired a weapon inside is in park and complex. >> the police department's tactical unit and hostage negotiators were called to the scene after officers heard yelling from inside the man's apartment. >> the man surrendered a short time later. >> san francisco police have also named the suspect who allegedly killed a woman's dog during a robbery in the tenderloin. >> off police say this man 35 years old laurice barrett suspected of
stealing money from a woman and throwing her dog in to traffic. >> it happened late last month on leavenworth st.. >> police say that identified him the tips from the public in surveillance video of the suspect running away. now they're hoping that the release of his photographs to the public will help them pinpoint his whereabouts. >> the response from the public is tremendous for us to help us brick open the case. >> anyone with information about barrett or his whereabouts are courage to contact the san francisco police. >> it was a larger than expected turnout at the marin county gun buyback program. >> under to firearms were collected during the event which was played in reaction to the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> people walked away with up to 200 that dollars per gun no questions asked. it was such a success, in just two hours, the county ran
through the $43,000 in the race for the event. >> a spokesperson for the san rafeal please pardon get us look is a more dangerous weapons collected. >> a fully automatic ak 47 shoots. when you hear people talk about problems with an assault rifle this is what they are talking about. >> this is a 12 gauge double barreled shotgun that has been sawed off. it is illegal because the barrel is all off. >> getting one off the street to prevent a tragedy or death down the road this is all worth it. >> after running out of cash the county hand out vouchers for those who did not want to voluntarily give away their guns. >> the district attorney says, he will try and raise the money needed to pay people back, and the next 30 days. >> and they also plan to hand out more about you that another gun buyback of it with his plan for the martin luther king day holiday. >> hear the final numbers. a
total of 827 guns were turned in. in navato, to launch a 27 or taken off the streets. >> in san raphael 223. >> in central iran to lunch and six guns. >> 71 guns were collected in marin county. >> in 50 undertaken in from point reyes. >> in san francisco, to piece of gun control legislation were introduced to the board of supervisors. >> the first bands, plu possession of military style ammunition, such as hollow point bullets. >> the sale of those bullets is already illegal. this action would take--make having them a misdemeanor. >> the second requires police notification, when someone in san francisco by 500 rounds of ammunition or more. this includes online purchases.
>> two weeks ago which is pulled off an ak-47. the work continues. the policing is there on the forefront as well as the legislation. >> it will take several steps to make these two changes in the law we will keep you posted on there developed developments. >> police in sacramento--in the town ofgalt outside of sacramento are mourning the loss of on their own after he was gunned down the line of duty. >> investigators say, a 35 year old officer kevin tonn was killed by a burglary suspect yesterday morning as it responded to a break in col. the suspect also fired shots and another officer of mist. >> been apparently turned the gun on himself and took his own life. >> we have very light traffic at this early hour
>> at 4:24. >> the u.s. house passed more than $50 billion emergency aid for the victims of super storm sandy. >> sandy road for several more the states in late october. >> the storm in line for 140 deaths. >> a package is now headed to the senate where is likely to pass early next week. >> new york is now the first state to adopt new gun- control laws since the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school. >> democrats socratic governor andrew cuomo
signed a series of new regulations into law. >> the bay-that the ban that-day ban residents like as the ammunition was more than seven around and get a statewide gun registry, among other things both new york republican controlled senate and democrats controlled assembly approved the measure by overwhelming margins. >> the national rifle association is seeing what it calls an unprecedented spike in membership over the last month. >> an estimated 250,000 people a joint organization. a spokesman says the surge in membership came immediately after the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> in addition to new members, the nra is also receiving an influx of financial contributions. >> do cups present obamas said to reveal the administration proposal on gun-control. >> in st. louis police a part-time student opened fire on a minister at a downtown university before turning the gun on himself.
>> that said the man walked into the minister's office at this evens is the to the business and art and shot the man in the chest. is not clear why appear to target the man. both men are expected to survive. >> we're following developing news out of new york city where more than 800,000 school bus drivers and matrons of gone on strike over job protection. >> some 152,000 students many disabled, i have to find other ways to get to school this morning. >> the city has put its contract with private bus companies up for bid and to cut costs. >> the union says drivers could suddenly lose their jobs or contracts expire in june. >> still ahead oakland city council is bringing help to fight violence and some residents of oakland are not happy about the new law enforcement. >> we will have all the latest details on the kron 4 morning news continues. it is still pretty chilly out
>> we are back is 4:29. a beautiful shot you can make out the bay bridge in the background. we see traffic streaming into a san francisco. let us find out about the weather. cold again. the morning erica good morning. is a winter spare the air day. keep that in going to burn wood. >> the national weather service did not bother with freeze warning of riceor frost advisory. >> fairfield a 29. lower '30's in napa and vallejo.
these are not your morning lows temperatures will continue to drop. as we take a look where the numbers will go on to the afternoon future cast 4 i have highlighted the 8:00 hour. it looks like most of us are actually out of the third is already clinging on to it for fairfield, concord, those communities along the delta. of the bay area will be in the low '40's. at the clock into motion by 12:00 p.m. later today all of the light blue the change in color indicates mid to upper 50s for most of bus. take a look at the green that is something we have not seen in quite some time some of our north and south bay communities will warm to the low 60s. >> into the evening not as chilly. no wins to contend with. -- no winds to contend with. >> over what is shaping up to be a nice day. a closer look at the numbers for you again we are warmer than their to yesterday. oakland
at 59. 58 for richmond. with 54 fairfield and concord. satellite and radar picture shows high pressure in control it continues to build from the eastern pacific. we will continue with a clear, sunny, and dry and warmer forecast. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights temperatures are on the rise. your morning lows will not get as low. we're looking for temperatures in the upper 50s. it looks like nice weather as we head into the afternoon hours. >> in the traffic center it is quiet. no accidents. no hot spots. if you hav. we do hae overnight road work. >> traffic is fine top speeds as you make your way towards the toll plaza. >> the san mateo bridge west and east bound traffic during well no problems getting to the bridge coming from the nimitz freeway. >> south bound 101 a problem
free commune. the drive 23 minutes from the bottnavato to downtown san francisco. >> developing news four fire stations in contra costa county have closed and concern committee members met last night to talk about the closures. to give you more news faster we turn to kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton who joins us live from lafayette, one of the four stations that have to shut their doors. >> this station here in lafayette officially closed as are several others in the east bay. this is in response to a failed ballot measure in november. the measure would have helped the fire district close a $17 million shortfall. the measure did not pass of the station here in lafayette as well as the one in martinez and walnut creek closed down. last night officials, fire officials held a
meeting to speak with the public about why the stations have to close and also take public comment. understandably so the residents and not happy. >> we had an emergency get our house it took them 15 minutes to get there from the station. when you start cutting service to does not get better it gets worse. >> fire officials cannot say exactly how long the response times will increase because of the four station closures. of course, every 15 seconds 30 seconds matters when fighting a fire or a medical of mercy. >> if there is any good news out of the closures is that none of the firefighters lost their jobs. >> back to you. >> thank you mike for that. we will continue to follow the story is just one of four stations closing. >> oakland safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire a safety consultant to help the city's police department
combat rising cry. >> the men they are considering for the job for more laws angeles police chief william bratton. dozens of the city's residents voiced concern about the hiring of bretton, due to his seemingly random frisk and search policy to combat violent crime. >> the oakland police chief howard jordan insists that hpractice policies would not interfere with the police parvis efforts to build a relationship with the community. >> we ehave worked hard and long to build a relationship with this community and i do not intend to throw that away for anyone. >> the oakland city council split on whether they should hire bratton. it is expect to make a hiring decision at its meeting next tuesday. >> and help is on the way as the oakland city council's
finance committee approved a public safety plan which includes pauperizing the police academy for june 2013. hiring 21 civilian employes, including crime lab support staff. >> and establishing a contract for 2010 deputies from the alameda county sheriff's the park. the o p d t howard jordan says, the deputies will help as office deal with the violent feud between rival gangs. we have this year and another two days we can havrepeatedly have extra controls out here. the news a plan was approved which now moves to the new city council for final approval. >> the kidnapping is investigated. the mother says her daughter was
playing in front yard when a strange man walked up. she was uncomfortable so she picked up her child that is when the man grabbed the girls' legs and tried to pull her out of her art. the mother wrestled her daughter freed the man ran away--pull her out of harm'arms. >> the san mateo city council said on monday that this 7-eleven on the corner of san mateo drive in bellevue is in violation of the city's zoning laws and will have to shut down. >> the store has been open about a month but residents in the area have been upset ever since the word got out that the store was setting up shop in this location. >> neighbors have complained about garbage trucks, lowering and other common things that happened around corner stores and say the store should not even be here in the first place. >> there was no determination this was legal by the city. although here we are some process happen
that we did not know about and a permit was issued. it was issued to convert an old delhi into this 711. but there is no illegality. >> the store is in violation of the city's zoning laws and the store will now get a letter from the city telling them it is time to shut down. >> we will take a break get 4:37. we will be back with more and a minute. a live look at the golden gate bridge. we will get an update on weather and traffic throughout the morning. >> when we come back colin kaepernick the bay area's favorite quarterback making national headlines. we will show you in a minute.
kaepernick is without question the toast of the bay area after leading the night to adopt a playoff victory over the packers saturday night at the stick. and now sports illustrated is recognizing his efforts. >> kaepernick and to a lesser extent coach jim harbaugh of the cover boy on this week's issue. >> says shot from the mountaintop jim you were dead on about colin kaepernick. >> back here at home kaepernick is proving to be extremely popular as well, especially when it comes to moving merchandise. >> as kron fours terisa es tacio reports, number seven is light of the shells. >> the biggest seller right now you are looking at it. all things kaepernick. you will not only did that went
with your going to get another question are >> absolutely. >> i am getting one for my friend. we live 30 minutes north of where kaepernick is from where he went to high school. >> i came back to get it now before it gets too late. >> these to shoppers were loading up as well but they plan to give away the 49er gear as part of a pier 39 sweepstakes. >> too long sleeve shirts a few short sleeve shirts. we will pick up more stuff looking around the nfl shop. >> away to win some cool stuff. >> yes it will be fun. >> the store manager tells us they are prepared to handle whatever the public wants. they will predict the crowd was just coming. >> people are looking for kaepernick shirts, jerseys, any tthing with his name on it. >> what is your prediction? >> i predict that one.
>> in san francisco terisa estacio. >> still ahead we're learning new details about what caused the bar pilots to run the tanker into the bay bridge. we will outline his route. coming up on the kron 4 morning news. it is a chilly start. we will give you more on the news, head lines, traffic and weather. >>
>> we are backed at 4:45. >> the year 2012 was officially follow the trend for 36 consecutive years global temperatures and above average. >> that is according to the latest figures released by the end o a a. the 48 contagious states-- contentious stays in the u.s. experience the war is year on record top 1936, the
previous record holder. >> when it comes to temperatures around the world on the year in 20 of century was warmer than 2012 that was 1998. >> i think the appropriate word dance is freezing. you see a lot of twenties out there in fact temperatures almost identical to where we were 24 hour ago. surprisingly the national weather service did not issue a freeze warning or a frost advisory. temperatures certainly warrant it. fairfield 29. 28 in navato. oakland at the freezing mark. >> i want to talk about the wind not necessarily a factor. most locations are at 0. in vallejo and fairfield we are seeing sustained wind over 5 mi. for hour. although the air is getting mixed around it is adding to the wind chill factor there. temperatures could feel colder than what you're thermometer says. >> dew point are running
higher today. that means we have a more sure in the air. more of us will see frost develop our wind shields'. >> sunny, warm conditions in to the afternoon. tomorrow and a clear day with temperatures even warmer than what we will see this afternoon. temperatures will be above average into the weekend most importantly we have a dry forecast ahead of us for the next seven days. >> here is a look at y clear suy upper 50s and lows 60s in the south bay. san jose 60. 61 for los gatos. 68 in sunnyvale. mid fifties for fairfield and concord. 564 danville. 57 in castro valley. another pleasant day very mild and the north bay. santa rosa at 61. 58 for petaluma. downtown san francisco and afternoon high of 57. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights normal weather on the way. a
lot of folks can look forward to that. morning lows will not be too bad. we will not be a blow the freezing mark. temperatures in the inland spots will drop to the upper '30's. your afternoon took dry, pleasant. some of our south bay spots could climb in the mid to upper 60s. we do have the potential to see some rain next wednesday. again, that is looking at the long range models is not included in your 7 day. we have a lot of changes to talk about in the will have more details in my next report. >> meanwhile, over to the traffic desk a good time to leave home. no hot spots are problem spots around the bay area. we have typical overnight road work. nothing to slow you down. we are good to go at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza west bound direction into san francisco. >> the san mateo bridge a typical commute the tail lights heading out towards foster city and southbound
101 is worry free and problem free for those of you coming out of marin county. >> it is clear out there again we may have frost to contend with keep that in mind. >> east shore freeway is good. westbound 24 a clear shot of the caldecott tunnel for the macarthur maize. >> southbound 680 is accident free for those of you commuting through the san ramon valley. back to you. >> san francisco supervisors will consider renaming san francisco international airport after harvey milk. >> supervisor david campos introduced a charter amendment to name the airport after the murder of gay rights leader. >> the move needs the support of five other supervisors ordered to appear on the november ballot and would then have to be approved by voters. >> many board of directors unanimously approved a $24 million contract to a company to upgrade the agency's aging communications system.
>> the project entails improving the platform displays in public address systems at stations, and also the system for monitoring power substation jews for trolley buses and light rail vehicles. >> munis goal for the new system is quicker response i sent service disruption or not other issues, easier parts replacement compared to working with the current obsolete system, and capability with other north communication networks. >> new informations reveals the tanker pilots to hit a tower on the bay bridge last week, switched course as he was approaching the bridge. the damage to the base of the tower on the bridge suffered two to $3 million in damage when the ship side swiped the bridge last week. this is video for hour helicopter partnership with abc seven news. officials say, the fender on the tower that was hit by the overseas reymar " did exactly what it was supposed
to do in protecting the bridge. >> and guy klees, the bar pilots aboard the tanker, passes drug and alcohol tests. kron fours charles clifford maps out by the change in direction. >> before the crash the tanker was being refueled at what is called anchorage 9 in the southeast of san francisco. from there the ship headed north toward the bay bridge. the vessel travelled on the bay the tower to the bridge is listed as letters of the alphabet a, b, c, d and so forth. he was originally supposed to pass on the bridge between the c and d. towers. for reasons unknown the pilot changed his mind and decided to take between the d and e towers. at 11:18 a.m. the ship was going to 11.8 knots or 13.6 mi. for
hours with sites like the tower causing millions of dollars of damage to the bridge and the tanker. in the newsroom trawcharles clifford kron 4 news. it could be another few months before you police chief is hired in san jose. >> until then, the job will be done by an interim basis by the man, deputy chief larry esquivel, he is the man in the center, in uniform. he is a 27 year-old veteran of the department most recently overseeing the city's patrol division. as his first news conference, he says he will emphasize community policing a focus on moral issues. all in the face of budget cuts and layoffs which followed a bitter political battle. >> some of the concerns you
have to address on a daily basis. i think that is what i wanted to be the voice for them and be honest and forthcoming with them which i think i have. >> he will officially began his new duties on saturday in the last day on the job for a outgoing chief chris more. >> the time now is 4:52. >> a live look outside on a chilly as the morning of san jose. traffic is light again at this hour. we will be back with your 7 day
next we will warm of slightly getting into the low 60s. we have that to look for to. >> not a single rate on that 7 day whiow1. >> another court hearing for lindsay lausaohan get to has battled drug, alcohol, and there is legal problems for years, and out of looking at months in jail. melissa raney has hollywood minute. >> the most serious of the charges accuses lohan of giving false information to a police officer. >> she is required to attend a january pretrial hearing. the trial itself is set for late february. if the actress is found to be in violation of probation she could be looking at up to
245 days in jail. >> better news for jessica simpson. the singer and actress is getting a new comedy show on nbc. the program is inspired by real events in simpson's life. in a statement she says she was excited and believed the new show would have folks laughing. >> arnold's schwarzenegger says being governor of california made him a better actor. the austrian born former bodybuilder an action star ran the golden state from 2003-200011. >> he describes himself as a older and wiser than when he left politics. >> for hollywood minute i'm melissa randy. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news more problems for boeing's dreamlinre as
all flights have now been grounded including the one scheduled to take off today from san jose. we will have an update mineta into national airport coming up. plus does one month after the shooting at sandy hook bay area residents are ready to give up their guns. we will take you to one local buyback program that proved to be successful.
>> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> good morning i am darya. top stories we're following this wednesday, generjanuary 20, 1916. san jose mineta airport is cancelled its flights of the new boeing 787 streamliner after problems with the plane continued a live report coming up. >> president obama is expected to unveil a strict gun proposal that the white house today details to
ahead. >> and it is cold this morning in the bay area but not quite as cold as the past few days. erica is treading our forecast. >> we have plenty of opportunities out there. navato walking up to 28 degrees. 29 in pleasanton. we are below freezing in napa and vallejo. temperatures will continue to dock here is a look at your extended forecast later today. sunny and warmer conditions tomorrow another clear dry day antipater's a little bit warmer. >> as we look ahead temperatures above the seasonal average and transitioning into the weekend. i will talk about who made seize a mid to upper 60s coming up in my next report. >> george. >> thank you erica not tracking any hot spots. light at the bay bridge toll plaza to the west bound ride for this hour on wednesday morning. around the bay you will find good conditions as this is an easy ride for your trip on
east bay freeways not seeing any slowing for the ride on interstate 580, or highway 4. light traffic for north bay, south bay, and as a rise. >> thank you george. >> new this morning bowling's 77 airline is grounded pending a complete safety check. >> one of the 787 operated by nippons their way. >> there will be no flights heading for san was a to hong kong. it was much celebrated and was off and running for a couple of days. now it is off cancelled and will not know when it will resume because of the problems very >> the airline said enough is enough and decided to ground the aircraft because of what happened yesterday
when during a flight from tokyo to western japan there was censors going off and said they had battery problems as well as smoke in the cockpit. take a look at your screen this is a small sample of numerous problems with the aircraft. the other airline is a japan air lines. those two airlines. numerous problems. >> first back in july of 2012 g e engine breaks during a preflight tests. that forced the engineer to look at the engine again. >> on december 4th electrical problems forced an emergency landing. that was a united airlines flight into norman. >> on january 7th a battery exploded on a 787 in boston at logan airport. >> two days later break problems as well. we do not know if united airlines will follow suit. hopefully we will talk to a spokeswoman with san jose airport to see how long it will take. i
know the flight from san jose to hong kong were fully booked at least for the first several days. we will see the impact of what customers need to do. back to you darya. >> we were wonder if it affects people as far as changing flies or is a brand new service. >> they will probably have to get ahold to a in a to see if they can get a refund or reschedule or be put on to another aircraft. because of what is going on those airlines pay at a and japan airlines said enough was enough we better take care of this before something traffic happens-- a & a. thank you will. >> and the new this morning watching the latest of washington where president obama is expected to announce the most aggressive gun control expansion ever. according to
a source, will include universal background checks and ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. >> opponents led by the powerful in are a promise is a political fight against gun-control measures and they say will violate the constitutional right to bear arms. >> the white house saying that president obama will be joined by children who sent him letters expressing concern about gun crimes. when he announces his polls today to try reduce gun violence here the united states. we will carry that for you live later this morning. expected to happen at 8:45 a.m.. >> in san francisco, two pieces of gun legislation were introduced to the board of supervisors. >> the first, bans the possession of military- style ammunition such as hollow point bullets. >> the sale of those bullets is already illegal. this action would make owning them a crime, as well. the second, requires police notification, when someone in san francisco buys 500
rounds of ammunition a more. >> this includes online purchases. it will take several steps to make these chat to change it into law. >> a new poll suggests that nearly 60 percent of americans want stricter gun laws following this month'last's deadly shooting at sandy >> 84% to enter the associated press g f cable what background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> cent of the police are investigating an attentive kidnapping of a two year old girl. >> it happened around 530 last night in the 200 block of dayo court. >> that is when the girl's mother says, her daughter was playing in the front yard when a strange man walked up. the mother was uncomfortable and picked up the child. >> the man then grab the
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gouges under $486. dropping almost another $16 today. but the shares are looking to rebound today. and were watching facebook stock after the announcement yesterday. facebook shares fell 2.75%. >> facebook dick secret announcement revealed and the search feature makes it possible for you to get revealing information about your facebook connection. the enhanced searching ability called graph search allows you to search the site using information your facebook friends have shared including which restaurant to local places they visited. >> for now there is no mobile version and the new search feature will only be available to a limited number of users here in the united states. >>kayak is now offering travelers to buy someone to buy their airline tickets by predicting whether the price for flight will rise and fall during the next week. >>kayaks new feature
provides a recommendation to book now if the ticket price is expected to rise next week or to wait if the price could drop. >> the recommendation for travelers are based on calculations about the pricing is referring more than a billion search is the year that the on-line services as it conducts. >> i am a little leery about that. how do they know? >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news improvements are coming to san francisco's great highway! one project that starts today coming up. >> plus big turnout at marin county gun buyback program! here it will bring down the numbers next. >> erica it is cold out there with temperatures currently in the upper twenties, lower '30's. we have a warm up to look for to i will break down your this cisold sed as, onse i made tde cle c cho ce.e. claritinit.. decongesngtant pntductdn one she f caf taketaouru to starttaorkior..
>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. >> new this morning starting today, the great highway will get an overhaul. the road repaving a streetscape project will give this wilder road way from use and improve pedestrian and bicycle access. the winter dtw will construct a plan to begin in the center of the great highway from lincoln way to balboa street. >> also up bridge will be made to the irrigation and drainage systems along the road way. the project is expected to cost $7.3 million in last about nine months. >> once completed, the entire length of the great highway will be re. >> we're not going to be able to stop the sand blowing closures that we usually see a few times thank you mark very good. >> watching their weather and traffic is a double live look outside the golden gate bridge and san mateo bridge. >> let us get the update on the forecast. chilly once again. not as cold.
>> cold nonetheless james. >> as we take a look at temperatures similar to to four hours ago. we virtually see no improvement. upper twenties for fairfield an apple. 28 in santa rosa. upper '30's reported in oakland. san francisco one of the warmer spots coming in at 42 degrees. i want to talk about winds for a second. we have seen sustained winds at 5 mi. an hour. that is adding to the wind chill factor. it will feel colder than what it says on your the monitor. overall winds not a factor for bay area forecast. the winds do not have the opportunity to mix the air routes of the coldest. >> we are seeing more and more stress in the air i would not be surprised if most of bus and counter frost. >> futurecast 4 shows by
8:00 a.m. mostly '40's still holding on to the very frigid '30's. this is for some or is this spots fairfield, concord, and you along the delta. >> most of us will warm into the mid to upper 50s. check out the green something we have not seen for quite some time indicating locations climbing into the low 60s. later tonight by 8:00 p.m. we will drop into the '40's. check out the coast holding on to the low 50s. overall it is a pretty pleasant day. we have to get through the frost and freezing temperatures now. 61 for santa rosa. 57 for napa and vallejo. satellite and radar has the key to the bigger picture. high pressure in control reaching is occurring that is coming in from the eastern pacific. it is actually biting the storm
well to our north. we will be dry for most of the northwest for the next several days. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows nothing but sunshine. temperatures a bit warmer. your inland lows we are above freezing for the next several days. the sunshine is in effect into the afternoon with your highs climbing to mid to upper 60s. the warmest spots will be in south bay. i took an average although, it is not in your 7 day forecast i have been looking at the extended models and we could see some return to the bay area as early as next wednesday. the 5:19 a.m. here's a look at your traffic with george. >> thank you erica. we have quite commute in a hot spots around the area. >> the bay bridge light traffic coming in from macarthur maize. no delays on the approaches. >> the san mateo bridge ride looks good here is a look at
the commute from just west of the toll plaza. heading out toward mid span you will find conditions look good. >> taking a look at your ride on the golden gate bridge 101 southbound, you can see it is an easy ride as you head both east and west your problem free. -- excuse me north and south. i am getting ahead of myself. i want to talk about the east bound ride on interstate 80 where the commit looks good the drive time is 14 minutes hercules to berkeley. >> 16 minutes walnut creek to dublin. >> south bay freeways get a pass because there's so slow traffic is an easy ride for 280, 17, 880, and 101 north bound. >> the 101 north by is 25 minutes from the golden gate bridge from highway 37.
darya. >> thank you george. >> muni board directors unanimously approved a $24 million contract to the company to agree the ages is aging communications system. >> the project entails improving the platform displays a public address systems as stations, and also the system for monitoring power substation jews for trolley buses and light rail vehicles. >> muni is gulf of the new system is quicker response times any service disruption as are other issues, easier parts replacement appear to working with the cards obsolete systems, and compatibility with the north communications networks. >> if there were not be a ban on food trucks in downtown mountain view at least for now. >> a city staff report on the issue failed to convince the mayor in some council members for a need to ban the food trucks. >> the concern is that the vehicles could pose public safety concerns on narrow and congested streets. >> there was no formal vote, but the city will use information from the staff report to draft an ordinance for the council to consider
at a later date. >> there was a larger than expected turnout at the marin county buybac gun buyback program. >> hundred to firearms were collected during the event. >> people walked away with up to $200 per gun no questions asked. >> was such a success call it two hours, the county ran through the $43,000 in that race for the event. >> after running out of cash, the county had about vouchers to those who did not want to just voluntarily give away their guns. >> the district attorney says, he will try and raise the money needed papal back, in the next 30 days, and they also plan to hand out more about you that another gun buyback of it which is planned for the martin luther king holiday. >> here are the numbers a total of 827 guns were
turned in. ken navato, to launch a 27. >> in san raphael to to 23. >> in central rent 206. >> 71 in marin county. >> and 50 guns for taken in from point reyes. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news more than 150,000 kids in york city are without a right to school today. more on this morning school bus driver strike coming up. >> + new york has the country's first gun control laws after the sandy hook elementary shooting details on what the law bans next. >>
they add a statewide gun registry, among other things. both new york's republican controlled senate and democratic controlled assembly approved a measure by overwhelming margins. >> it is 527 am still ahead on the kron 4 morning news a cold start to our wednesday morning we will have a check of your forecast at 530. >> plus the nra is reporting a spike in membership over the past month. we will talk about that at 5:48 a.m.. >> and mexican food chain chipotle will cater! more on their new plan coming up
of the new boeing 7-8-7 dream liner playing. the problems continue for the jets. one of the plans was forced to make an emergency landing earlier today in western and japan after an alarm in the cockpit warned of a battery problem. there was a larger than expected turnout at the marin county gun buyback program. a total of 827 does return then. another buyback even is planned for monday. president obama is expected to release his recommendations for reducing gun violence across the country. if the president and vice president will unveil the proposal as a dreaded event at the white house today. >> it is a 28 currently in
novato. as we take a look at the weather headlines we will see plenty of sunshine and clear skies. the temperatures will be warmer that yesterday. the north south bay should see temperatures climbing into the '60s. i will have a full look at today's forecast and i will have more about the warm-up coming up. >> it is surprisingly light traffic at the toll plaza. even in the east bay at this hour we would usually see some considerable amount of congestion at highway 4 in interstate 580. that is just not the case right now. >> developing news. 4 fire
stations in contra costa county have closed. people are concerned and the communities and they met last night to talk about the closures. to get you more news faster we will turn to mike pelton who joins us live from lafayette. >> this is live up but do not let this for you. this is one of the four stations that is officially closed. this is due to what happened in november on the proposal for measure q. this was a $17 million budget shortfall. the measure did not pass so that is why the four stations are closing. there is one in lafayette here and a few others. the station in clayton will have other resources and will remain open on a part-time basis. there will be a
community meeting were that will talk to the residence. >> we had an emergency at our house and it took them a while to get here. >> when you start cutting services it does not get better, it gets worse. >> they stated that this will increase at the time and despite the closures there are no firefighters lost their jobs. >> the time now is 5:34 a.m.. help is on all the way. the oakland city council's finance committee approved a public safety plan which includes--
authorizing a police academy for june 2013. hiring 21 civilian employees, including crime lab support staff. that was also established a contract for 10 deputies from the alameda county sheriff's department. zero-p-d chief howard jordan says, the deputies will help his officers deal with a violent feud between rival gangs. >> the finance committee unanimously approved the new set the plan. this will most to oakland city council for a final vote next tuesday. >> the body of day of novato man who jumped into the corte madera creek to invade
police last month has been recovered. this is video of the surge back in december. the marin county coroner's office has identified the body as the 23 year-old anthony donelson of novato. a citizen told fairfax police monday evening that there appeared to be a body floating in the creek behind al the line east. it can't middle school and can't fill. donelson fled toward the creek when officers axa to get out of the car. he ran under the roadway, climbed over a fence and jumped into the creek, the police lost sight of him when he disappeared under the water. >> the man nominated to be the nation's next defense
secretary has picked up support from state senator barbara boxer. this comes despite a boxer's earlier reservations on whether chuck hagel could be anti- israel. boxer expressed her support of hagel after receiving a letter from him in which he insisted that he supports president obama is a foreign policy positions. in the letter, hagel expressed regret for using the term " jewish lobby " to describe pro-is through groups, calling it a " very poor choice of words. " >> we will be right back.
>> welcome back. two people were killed when a helicopter crashed dorm rush hour this morning in central london. according say that the helicopter apparently crash after hitting a construction crane on the top of a building. accident happened just out of the thames river near the " underground " and a " main >> train station old. firefighters were able to extinguish the flames quickly. several rows remain closed as emergency crews work on the same period >> the national rifle association is seeing what it calls and on a precedent
spike in membership over the last month. an estimated 250,000 people have joined the organization. a spokesman says said the surge in membership came immediately after the sandy hook elementary school shooting. in addition to new members, the nra is also receiving an influx of financial contributions. the news comes as president obama is set to reveal the administration's proposals on gun control. >> st. louis police say a part-time student opened fire on an administrator at a downtown university before turning the gun on himself. they say that the man walked into the administrator's office at the stevens institute of business and arts and shot the man in the chest. it is not clear why
he apparently targeted the man. both men are expected to survive. >> next on the kron 4 morning news. lance armstrong comes clean about doping and now olympic cycling could now be on the line. we will tell you why it's coming up next. and also, could marijuana use blower your iq? we will tell you about a new study that challenges that claim. plus, it is cold morning outside in so far it will warm-up for yesterday. we will have a full check of your forecast. >>
and >> welcome back. it is 5:44 a.m.. san jose monday at the international airport has canceled today's flights of the new boeing 7-8-7 dream liner plane. it has problems that. one of the planes was forced to make an emergency landing earlier today in western and japan after an alarm in the cockpit warned of a battery problem. >> police and san jose are looking for a man who tried
to kidnap a two year old who was playing in her front yard. this happened around 5:30 p.m. last night in the 200 block of dago court when a man walked up and try to grab the girl from her mother's arms. the mom was able to rustle meridor out of the man's hands. he is described as hispanic, between 20 to 30 years old and was wearing a red cap. >> 4 fire stations and contra costa county are closing their doors or drastically cutting their hours. stacia's and lafayette, martinez and walnut creek closed yesterday. one station in clayton will stay open but will be cutting back their hours. the clothes are a result of a $70 million budget shortfall by the contra costa county fire protection district. >> for 36 consecutive years
of global temperatures have been above average. that is accorded to the latest figures released by the national ocean and atmosphere administration. the 48 current tenuous states in the u.s. experience the warmest year on record. this top 1936, the previous record holder. when it comes to temperatures recorded around the world, only one year in the 20th century was warmer than 2012. that was in 1998. >> we will be holding on to the 30's for the east bay interior valley. we do have pretty pleasant weather ahead of us. the agreeing on the screen indicates where we will actually climb into the '60s. my 8:00 p.m. tonight it will not be too bed. most locations will
drop down to just a 40 syrria as we take a look at your afternoon highs. we do have a pleasant weather ahead of us. 60 degrees for campbell an evergreen. as we head to the east you will see dry weather and it will be sunny. downtown san francisco will come in at 57 degrees. it will be 59 degrees for oakland and a few degrees warmer for berkeley. >> it will be clear and dry. your morning lows will not be as bad. we will be above the freezing mark. overall it will be a good forecast for the next several days. the rain could return as early as next wednesday
perry ed enjoy it while they last. >> as we continue to monitor the ride around the bay. we do not have any hot spots. we still have surprisingly light traffic at the toll plaza. there are great conditions for the bridges. the san mateo bridges problem free and the drive time is 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge also looks good. the crews are finished with the bridge configurations. looking at the ride through the east bay we will switch over to the traffic map and show you the ride first on interstate 80 westbound. there has been a minute or to add is so it is now exporting to 15 minutes. i will slide out
and show you the ride on and livermore. there is heavier traffic here for westbound ride to the alta mount pass way. >> coming down from the some accounting pass the county line and the sedentary land filled will be an easier trip through the 37 interchange. the >> sac-a-lait could be dropped from the olympics if lance armstrong reveals that the governing body covered up widespread doping. if the former head of the world's anti doping agency and current member of the international olympic committee, said drastic action would have to be taken if armstrong provides proof high-ranking officials from they international cycling union was implicated in doping. the new york times reported that armstrong is willing to
testify against former members of the you see i but he has been told he has to speak to that anti doping accord is rather than give the television interview if he wants to cut his lifetime ban. >> even though the end aff leck and argo may have been the big winners at the golden globes, many americans think steven spielberg and his movie, lincoln, should take home the oscars next month. that is according to a recent poll by reuters. nearly a quarter of americans think that will begin to take home the oscar for the best pitcher and 36 percent said that spielberg shot when the
best director. only 4 percent thought argo should win the academy award for best picture. americans chose at danville today- louis as their clear favorite to follow up his golden globe winner for his portrayal of abraham lincoln with a best actor oscar. >> a new study shows a link between marijuana use and lower iq. the findings found that people who started using cannabis weekly before they turned 18 and continued to use a heavily into their adult book that they lost an average of eight iq points over that period. the study also showed that this level of decline was seen mostly in about 8% of people started
using cannabis early and qualified for a dangerous diagnosis of marijuana and addiction. the results suggest that marijuana was having a negative effect on grain and development and those users. >> a new study finds that older americans are having a tougher time paying down their credit-card debt. the research, conducted by public policy group for the eighth a rp, found low and middle income people over the age of 50 had an average credit card balance of $8,278. that is compared to a balance of $6,258 for those under 50 years old. as credit-card debt piled up about half of older americans were called by
debt collectors. 33 percent of americans age 55 and older went to a credit counselor for help. that is a 7% increase from 2009. other findings of the study, half older americans carry medical expenses on their credit cards, and nearly 25 percent of them say that job loss contributed to their credit card debt. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news we will have more updates. we also want to remind you to watch the dr. phil this morning after the kron 4 morning news at 10:00 a.m.. we will be right back.
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